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Claude Cecil Lewis

An image of Claude before he went to war

Claude

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Claude Cecil AWMM
  • Surname
    Lewis AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    3865 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • 20 August 1913 Public Source
    • 20 August 1916 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    • 20/08/1913 Public - Taryn - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Information provided by daughter
    • 20/08/1916 Public - Taryn - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Correction If the year from headstone
  • Place of birth
    Palmerston North, New Zealand Public - Taryn - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Information provided by daughter
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Mr. C.N. Worker, Waikeria, R.D. Nga. New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Labourer for Hamilton City Council Public - Taryn - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Information provided by daughter
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs. E. Lewis (mother) care of J. Prier, Matangi, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Public - Taryn - Direct descendant - 26 April 2020 - Information provided by daughter

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    3865 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
    WW2
    Greece, Europe List of 2NZEF POW (MS 2009/8)
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 103 AWMM
    • List of 2NZEF Prisoners of War. 1941-1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 2009/8. AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2020TarynHamilton, New Zealand Direct descendant

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